A Guideline on Employee Record Retention - Vista
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A Guideline on Employee Record Retention

Article 5 of the GDPR states that personal data shall be kept no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed.

Understandably many HR teams want to know what this means in practice. However, with the exception of a few statutory requirements, there is no defined retention period for most HR records.

We’ve looked at where there are statutory requirements and considered time limits for potential UK tribunal or civil claims and put together some suggested employee record retention periods.

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